ideational apraxia


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Related to ideational apraxia: ideomotor apraxia, constructional apraxia

ideational apraxia

Neurology The inability to execute a sequence of movements in an orderly fashion; although individual components of the IA are executed, the entire act remains uncompleted–eg, a match may be removed from its cover but not struck
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ideational apraxia

Misuse of objects due to inability to perceive their correct use. Synonym: sensory apraxia
See also: apraxia
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ideational apraxia

The inability to carry out normal motor functions, such as using objects properly, because of mental confusion resulting from organic brain disease.
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